Frank STELLA, Bene come il sale, state I Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America born 1936

Bene come il sale, state I 1989 Title Notes: 005-018
Place made: Mount Kisco, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, intaglio, relief colour etching, aquatint, relief printed from two irregularly shaped copper plates, one assembled plate consisting of seven irregularly shaped magensium plates and one assembled plate consisting of six irregularly shaped magnesium plates Support: white, wove, handmade, TGL paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: state I
Impression: trial proof II
Edition: edition of 9; plus 2AP; TP; RTP
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Mount Kisco, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1989

Edition Notes: 12 colours printed: yellow, light yellow-orange, magenta and pink, blue and green, purple, transparent light gray and black, silver and black, dark green. Papermaking by Tom Strianese, Paul Imboden and John Fulton. Magnesium plate preparation and processing by Kenneth Tyler, Pete Duchess and Anthony Kirk. Copper plate preparation and processing by Kirk. Proofing by Kirk, Mark Mahaffey, Tyler, Brian Maxwell and Doug Humes. Edition printing by Kirk, Maxwell and Humes.
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right corner, pencil "F.Stella '89"
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower right, pencil "T.P. II State I"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon] verso: inscribed lower left, pencil "FS88-908A"
Dimensions: comp 193.6 h x 150.1 w cm sheet 193.6 h x 150.1 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Tyler Graphics print documentation, 1989; Axsom (2016), 184a
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.1466.1
Image rights: © Frank Stella/ARS. Licensed by Viscopy